Newcastle news: Florian Lejeune ruled out for rest of season after suffering knee injury against Crystal Palace


Newcastle news: Florian Lejeune ruled out for rest of season after suffering knee injury against Crystal Palace

Newcastle defender Florian Lejeune has been ruled out for the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

The Frenchman came off on a stretcher in the second-half of the 1-0 loss at St James’ Park and the Magpies said in a statement on Monday the centre-back had suffered a ‘significant’ injury to his left knee.

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Lejeune was stretchered off against Palace

Lejeune did not make his first appearance of 2018/19 until January having injured his other knee during pre-season.

Newcastle said: “Lejeune has been ruled out for the remainder of the current season and further updates on his recovery will be provided in due course.”